• PEOPLE NAME: CHORTI OF GUATEMALA

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PEID: 24707

ROP: 102193

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Maya

Language: Chortí - (caa)

Alternate Name(s): Ch'orti'

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholic

Country: Guatemala

Also found in: Honduras

Population: 109,000

Global Population: 115,300


PEID: 24707

ROP: 102193

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Chorti of Guatemala, numbering 109,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Maya people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 115,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Chortí. The primary religion practiced by the Chorti is Roman Catholicism, the world's largest Christian branch.


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